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The news section consists of press releases, GMC statements and web news. The list below contains all items. If you wish, you can filter out types of news using the filter button below.

GMC Statement: Former GMC president Lord Walton of Detchant dies

24 April 2016

Tributes are being paid to Lord Walton of Detchant, the former president of the General Medical Council, who has died aged 93.

Press Release: Report shows revalidation is starting to have a positive impact but improvements can be made

22 April 2016

Independent research commissioned by the General Medical Council (GMC) has found that four out of 10 doctors are changing their practice as a result of their last appraisal.

GMC Statement: GMC statement: The GMC welcomes NHS England’s General Practice Forward View

21 April 2016

Niall Dickson, Chief Executive of the General Medical Council, said: ‘GPs in England are under huge strain at the moment and it is vital that we keep the workload associated with regulation to a minimum.

Press Release: GMC to bring in time limits for publishing doctors’ sanctions

19 April 2016

Following a public consultation the General Medical Council (GMC) is to introduce time limits on how long it publishes information about doctors who have faced sanctions following fitness to practise investigations.

Press Release: GMC advice for doctors in the event of full industrial action

19 April 2016

The British Medical Association has asked doctors in training in England to take further industrial action later this month, including the withdrawal of emergency cover.

GMC Statement: GMC statement: refusing unsafe rotas

19 April 2016

Following a number of queries via social media, we've issued the following guidance to doctors who might be asked to cover rota gaps which they feel they cannot safely cover.

Press Release: Tough new standards for doctors carrying out cosmetic procedures

12 April 2016

Doctors who carry out cosmetic procedures anywhere in the UK are being issued with new guidance by the General Medical Council (GMC) to make sure they provide the best possible care for patients.

GMC Statement: Statement about the industrial action by doctors in training in England

11 April 2016

Professor Terence Stephenson, Chair of the GMC, said:

GMC Statement: GMC responds to NHS England working to strengthen its conflicts of interest guidelines

01 April 2016

Commenting on the proposals Niall Dickson, Chief Executive of the GMC, said:

Web News: Essential maintenance to some key systems Saturday 2 April from 17:00 to 19:00

30 March 2016

Advance notice that some key systems will be unavailable.